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- Current Conditions : 70.8F, Clear - 8:57 AM EDT Aug. 31Temperature: 70.8°F | Humidity: 82% | Pressure: 29.98in ( Falling) | Conditions: Clear | Wind Direction: SSE | Wind Speed: 8.0mph
- Monday Night as of Aug. 31 5:19 AM EDTMonday Night - Partly cloudy. Low 62F. Winds light and variable.
- Monday as of Aug. 31 5:19 AM EDTMonday - Sun and clouds mixed. High 86F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
- Tuesday as of Aug. 31 5:19 AM EDTTuesday - Sunshine along with some cloudy intervals. High 87F. Winds light and variable.
- Current Conditions : 70.8F, Clear - 8:57 AM EDT Aug. 31
Some Late Fall Color
We’re in the bitter end of fall here, at least in terms of foliage. To me, this is when trees really start to shine. Maybe it’s all the bare trees nearby, or the perpetually cloudy skies, but the remaining foliage seems to take on an extra glow, or maybe urgency. Foliage colors that wouldn’t have turned a head 2 weeks ago now looks spectacular in the dying season, like the russet brown of the Star Magnolia behind Voter Hall. Sunlight breaking through the clouds acts like a highlighter pen. The wet cold makes any color seem all the more special. Here’s a little slideshow of trees and some shrubs that turned my head late last week.